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  • A Little Book of Alcohol: Activities to Explore Alcohol Issues with Young People 2ed

    A Little Book of Alcohol: Activities to Explore Alcohol Issues with Young People 2ed

    by Vanessa Rogers

    For young people, alcohol can be easy to access, but how do they know how much is safe to drink? What if they don't want to drink but all their friends do? Do they know what the effects of drinking alcohol are? This pro-active resource will help young people understand all the facts about alcohol, encourage them to think about and discuss the issues, and help them make positive choices. It is packed with engaging and imaginative activities that explore issues such as safe drinking, peer pressure, risks, the...

  • A Little Book of Drugs: Activities to Explore Drug Issues with Young People 2nd Ed

    A Little Book of Drugs: Activities to Explore Drug Issues with Young People 2nd Ed

    by Vanessa Rogers

    Many teenagers will come into contact with drugs, but do they know all the facts about drugs? What should they do if they feel pressured into taking drugs? Do they know the effects of taking drugs, and what the consequences might be? This resource is packed with activities that inform young people about drugs, encourage them to think and talk about their values and attitudes to drugs, and help them make positive choices. The engaging activities explore different types of drugs and their effects, and issues such as...

  • A Little Book of Tobacco: Activities to Explore Smoking Issues with Young People

    A Little Book of Tobacco: Activities to Explore Smoking Issues with Young People

    by Vanessa Rogers

    For many young people, smoking is everywhere - people on television and in films smoke, their parents might smoke, and many of their friends will probably smoke. If everyone else is doing it, why shouldn't they? This resource is packed with activities that inform young people about the facts and help them to think and talk about all the issues related to smoking so that they can make positive, informed choices. The activities consider how smoking can affect health, addiction, how to cope with peer pressure, smoking and the...

  • Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders 4th Edition

    Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders 4th Edition

    by Richard J Frances

    This state-of-the-science reference and text has given thousands of practitioners and students a strong foundation in understanding and treating addictive disorders. Leading experts address the neurobiology of addictions and review best practices in assessment and diagnosis. Specific substances of abuse are examined in detail, with attention to real-world clinical considerations. Issues in working with particular populations—including polysubstance abusers, culturally diverse patients, older adults, chronic pain sufferers, and others—are explored. Chapters summarize the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of widely used psychosocial and pharmacological treatments and clearly describe clinical techniques. *New to This Edition:* Incorporates...

  • Cognitive Therapy for Addiction: Motivation and Change

    Cognitive Therapy for Addiction: Motivation and Change

    by Frank Ryan

    *This publication is a "Print to order": printing & delivery usually take 2 – 3 weeks* An innovative new approach to addiction treatment that pairs cognitive behavioural therapy with cognitive neuroscience, to directly target the core mechanisms of addiction. Offers a focus on addiction that is lacking in existing cognitive therapy accounts Utilizes various approaches, including mindfulness, 12-step facilitation, cognitive bias modification, motivational enhancement and goal-setting and, to combat common road blocks on the road to addiction recovery Uses neuroscientific findings to explain how willpower becomes compromised-and how it can...

  • Drug Addiction in Australia

    Drug Addiction in Australia

    by John Sherman, Tom Valenta

    *This book is a comprehensive and clinically objective review of drug abuse and addiction in Australia. * It is written to appeal to families, educators, policy makers, students, healthcare professionals and drug users. It is based on the knowledge and experience of Dr John Sherman and his clinic in Footscray, a western suburb of Melbourne.  The book comprises a series of stories told through the eyes of drug addicts, their families, healthcare professionals, policy makers and legislators, law enforcement officials and researchers. It traces the history of drugs of dependence, community and government...

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